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Coral regeneration initiative underway at Outrigger Resort in Maldives

Guests at the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort recently joined the Best Dives Konotta marine biologist and staff to relaunch a coral regeneration project. According to the resort, the previous initiative launched in December 2015 was doing well until the El Nino effect in April raised water temperatures and negatively impacted new growth. On 19 August, […]

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Outrigger Konotta Maldives appoints new General Manager

Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed John Allanson as the General Manager of its award-winning Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort. Allanson will report to Paul Richardson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Outrigger’s corporate office in Hawaii. “John’s leadership in hotel and resort operations in Asia and UK will help Outrigger take our acclaimed hotel operations […]

Outrigger Konotta Maldives resort anniversary

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort celebrates first anniversary, offers special discounts

The Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort celebrated its 1st anniversary this week with travel industry professionals and hotel guests. The celebrations took place from from 30 July to 1 August. The invitees participated in dolphin spotting, relaxed in the Navasana Spa hydro pool, and enjoyed water sports activities. Hotel guests then joined the invitees for a management cocktail party by […]

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Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort Celebrates Independence Day

The Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort celebrated the 51st anniversary of the Maldives’ independence on 26 July. The hosts and the management of the resort got together for a flag raising ceremony and sang the national anthem of the Maldives. The hotel’s chefs baked a special celebratory cake for the hosts to commemorate the day. The […]

Outrigger appoints new Director of Marketing and e-Commerce

Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Eugene Oelofse as Director of Marketing and e-commerce, Asia Pacific. Oelofse will be based in the Outrigger Asia Pacific office in Phuket, Thailand, and will report to Mark Simmons, VP Sales & Marketing, Asia Pacific. Oelofse hails from South Africa and brings 13 years of  experience in branding, communications, digital, […]

Outrigger gears up to celebrate anniversary of conservation efforts

Outrigger Resorts is gearing up to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its innovative global conservation initiative, OZONE (Outrigger’s ZONE), with a variety of environmental events and activities. In conjunction with World Oceans Month, and in collaboration with its global OZONE partner organisations, the celebratory activities will take place at Outrigger’s nine iconic beachfront properties in […]

Emirates and Outrigger Resorts offer last-minute holiday deal

Emirates Airline and Outrigger Resorts have forged a partnership to offer last-minute holidaymakers a free room upgrade and dinner for two. Travellers who book to stay at an Outrigger resort in the Maldives, Mauritius, Phuket or Koh Samui in Thailand will be entitled to a complimentary upgrade to the next room standard and a free […]

Outrigger Konotta appoints new HR Director

Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Jennifer Obregon as Director of Human Resources at its flagship Maldives resort, Outrigger Konotta. “Jennifer’s extensive experience in the operating environment of the Maldives and her HR leadership skills will be vital to Outrigger where the role of or hosts – our staff – is of the utmost importance,” said […]

Outrigger Resorts appoints new UK sales and marketing representatives

Outrigger Resorts has enlisted UK-based PR firm Hills Balfour as its representative for sales, marketing and public relations support.

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort reveals its Grand Konotta Villa

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort this week revealed its 600 square metre (6,400 sqft) Grand Konotta Villa, a stunning three-bedroom over-water retreat.

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort Wins ‘Luxury Contemporary Resort of the Year’ Award

The Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort has won “Luxury Contemporary Resort of the Year,” at The Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards 2015.